Michiko Kornhauser Interview Segment 4

Mother's family background (ddr-one-7-25-1) - 00:07:21
Growing up on various Japanese military bases (ddr-one-7-25-2) - 00:07:40
Memories of father (ddr-one-7-25-3) - 00:11:11
Running with siblings to safety during fire bombings (ddr-one-7-25-4) - 00:02:47
Losing housing after father was declared missing in action (ddr-one-7-25-5) - 00:15:29
Feeling relieved at the end of the war (ddr-one-7-25-6) - 00:11:53
Changing feelings about American occupation soldiers (ddr-one-7-25-7) - 00:08:48
Struggling and trying to make money after the war (ddr-one-7-25-8) - 00:11:53
Childhood memories (ddr-one-7-25-9) - 00:05:24
Adjusting to life in Japan during the U.S. occupation (ddr-one-7-25-10) - 00:06:50
Attending college: being influenced by Chinese poetry (ddr-one-7-25-11) - 00:06:40
Participating in numerous activities despite lack of money (ddr-one-7-25-12) - 00:05:57
Enjoying university life (ddr-one-7-25-13) - 00:12:01
Obtaining a graduate degree and working at a university medical school (ddr-one-7-25-14) - 00:06:40
Moving to Hawaii through a program at the East-West Center (ddr-one-7-25-15) - 00:11:59
Taking a crash course in English language (ddr-one-7-25-16) - 00:07:26
Learning about American culture on the U.S. mainland (ddr-one-7-25-17) - 00:19:17
Meeting Americans of different ethnicities (ddr-one-7-25-18) - 00:09:18
Meeting future husband and getting married (ddr-one-7-25-19) - 00:12:18
Being labeled as a Communist (ddr-one-7-25-20) - 00:07:14
Continuing education and raising a family (ddr-one-7-25-21) - 00:08:51
Moving to Portland after husband's passing (ddr-one-7-25-22) - 00:03:33
Raising a son (ddr-one-7-25-23) - 00:08:52
Reflections (ddr-one-7-25-24) - 00:09:21
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Running with siblings to safety during fire bombings

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September 23, 2003

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Michiko Kornhauser

Michiko Kornhauser Interview

03:38:43 — 24 segments

September 23, 2003

Shin-Issei female. Born July 21, 1936, in Sasebo, Japan. Was a child in Okayama during World War II. After the war, immigrated to the United States and lived and worked in various places including Honoulu, Hawaii, and Portland, Oregon.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.)

Stephan Gilchrist, interviewer; Tim Rooney, videographer

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